After nearly 12 years, the Taliban and the US are to hold talks on finding a political solution to the end of the war in Afghanistan. The peace talks will include Afghan's President Karzai, and will be the first step on what could be the long journey to peace and stability for the country.
International Editor Bill Neely reports.
Official peace talks on Afghanistan between the United States and the Taliban were delayed today, amid a row about an office.
American negotiators will sit down with black turbaned men from the Taliban, at least one of whom speaks impeccable English.
Afghan president Hamid Karzai says his government will not take part in any peace talks involving the Taliban - at least for now.